The University of Oklahomna College of Nursing

Goals & Vision


The goals of the College of Nursing support the mission of the University of Oklahoma. These goals are: To educate professional nurses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; to advance nursing knowledge through research and creative activities; and to provide diverse health-related and professional services in the State of Oklahoma and the global community.


The College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma strives to be the leader in nursing education, research and practice innovations promoting excellence in education, research and delivery of nursing care.

Core Values

The values upheld by the College of Nursing are diversity; innovations and creativity; lifelong learning; scholarship; community partnerships; interdisciplinary collaborations; evidence-based practice; doing the right thing for students, faculty, staff and community; access to education; community driven needs; and leadership development.

Conceptual Framework

The conceptual framework for the nursing curricula of the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing reflects the College mission, values and philosophy of nursing science, its relation to professional roles and practice, the dynamic health care system and environment, as well as the nature of nursing education. Read More